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Chris Pine Biography

Birth Name:
Christopher Whitelaw Pine
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • His parents were both actors
  • His father, Robert Pine, played Sgt
  • Joseph Getraer on the TV series CHiPs; his mother, Gwynne Gilford, appeared on numerous TV series and in the 1987 film Masters of the Universe
  • Producer Martin Jurow (Breakfast at Tiffany's; Terms of Endearment) is a cousin on his father's side
  • Spent his junior year of college in England at the University of Leeds
  • Was accepted at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art after college, but decided he didn't want to go deep into debt to pay for it
  • Was named one of Variety's 10 Actors to Watch in 2008